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The Chazz Cats

California's Chazz Cats specialize in doing the unexpected, loading their repertoire with songs from a variety of eras and styles. Calling it roadhouse swing, the ensemble belts out everything from standards made popular during the early decades of the 20th century to later blues and jazz numbers, as well as original compositions. Their music covers the spectrum of hot jazz, cool swing, and sultry blues made popular by such legendary artists as Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, Fats Waller, Louis Prima, Benny Goodman, Louis Jordan, and Django Reinhardt. Together for more than half a dozen years, the Chazz Cats are led by Charlie "Chazz" Casey, who plays guitar. The remainder of the lineup consists of D'Lilah Monroe on vocals, Greg Laasko doing double duty on clarinet and saxophone, mandolin player Teddy "Silverstring" Silverman, bass player Tom Drohan, and drummer Doctor Don Noble Downing Ward. While based in the San Francisco Bay region, the Chazz Cats perform along the West Coast and have embarked on several tours of Europe.

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The Chazz Cats
May 12, 2000 The Chazz Cats
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t01 Til Tom Special t02 Thirteen Men t03 Big Ten Inch t04 Sugar In My Bowl t05 This Joint Is Jumpin' t06 The Reefer Song (If You're A Viper) t07 Long Way From St. Louis t08 Swingin' And Truckin' * t09 Choo Choo Ch'Boogie * t10 Stompin' At The Savoy t11 Five Guys Named Moe t12 Swing Brother Swing
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